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    The Russian State Duma plans to hold a joint session with the Syrian legislature, International Affairs Committee chairman Leonid Slutsky told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian lower house of parliament's international affairs committee plans to hold a joint session with the Syrian legislature, which could involve European colleagues, its chairman Leonid Slutsky told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    "We are planning a joint international affairs committee session with the Syrian parliament," Slutsky said.

    The senior lawmaker noted that the joint meting "could perhaps coincide with a visit among some lawmaker partners, possibly from the European Parliament."

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